(Wednesday, September 8, 2010) Halifax, NS – Metro Transit has teamed
up with the 2010 Nova Scotia International Air Show being held in
Shearwater this year to provide air show enthusiasts with a green
Special shuttle service will be offered to the Shearwater air show site
on both days of the show; Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September
12, 2010. Beginning at 8:40 am, special shuttles will depart from the
Bridge Terminal at the Dartmouth Sportsplex, every 15 minutes until 2:55
pm. The shuttle will service stops located at Alderney Landing, 5
Corners (Portland St. /Pleasant St.), and the Woodside Ferry Terminal,
before continuing to the air show site in a special “Transit Only”
lane, bypassing regular vehicular traffic.
Shuttle service returning from the air show site on both days will
begin at 9:05 am, every 15 minutes until 6:20 pm.
Regular transit fares will apply. Park & Rides are located at both
Alderney Landing and the Woodside Ferry Terminal, with the Woodside lot
offering free parking on the weekend. The Bridge Terminal serves as a
convenient transfer point for many other transit routes feeding into the
area where the Air Show Shuttle will originate from. Everyone taking
Metro Transit’s special shuttle will be offered a “Green Ticket”
price per day by air show organizers on arrival at Shearwater as
-Adult (18 – 59 years): $15
-Youth (6 – 17 years): $10
-Senior (60+): $10
-Children Under 6: FREE (must be accompanied by an adult)
NOTE: Green Ticket air show discounts will only be issued to those
arriving by bus through the transit gate and purchasing tickets on site.
This offer cannot be combined with any other discounted ticket offer.
More information about the “Green Ticket” can be found at
www.nsairshow.ca. For more information on Metro Transit’s services,
visit www.halifax.ca/metrotransit or contact the HRM Call Centre at